Impact Investing Australia is our flagship incubation project: catalysing a market. Conceived as public good platform, its clear focus is to stimulate the change and infrastructure all participants will need to realise the potential of impact investment.
Impact Investing Australia provides a locally based platform to ground Australia’s participation in the Social Impact Investment Taskforce, linking global leadership to local opportunities and market development. The team supports and shapes strategy with the Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing which drives breakthrough opportunities to develop the local market toward take off.
It has quickly become a driving force to develop the field’s potential to enable more and different approaches to the way we tackle issues affecting society, including some of the most pressing social issues. The organisation provides the touchpoint for businesses, governments and communities to connect with impact investment and one another. Over 50 senior leaders are engaged in the process of delivering the Australian Advisory Board strategy to deliver on impact and that effort is led and shaped by Impact Investing Australia. It is the lynchpin between the local and global markets.
Impact Strategist founded Impact Investing Australia and plays an ongoing leadership role, including through Rosemary Addis’ positions as Australian Representative on the Executive of the Global Impact Investment Steering Group which as superseded the G8 Taskforce, as Chair of the Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing and hands on Chair of Impact Investing Australia itself. Impact Strategist provided the start-up capital and contributes significant services to shaping and leading Impact Investing Australia.